Dr. Stacy VanDeveer is a Climate Education Initiative (CEI) Faculty Fellow at UNHSI. In this role, he provides leadership to engage the University community in efforts to pursue a sustainable energy future through emissions reduction policies, practices, research, and education. Specifically, he:
- Serves on the core leadership team and provides research expertise to Climate Solutions New England (CSNE).
- Participates in updates to WildCAP, UNH’s climate action plan, as part of UNH’s obligations under the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC).
A Professor in Political Science at the College of Liberal Arts, Dr. VanDeveer research interests include international environmental policymaking and its domestic impacts, the role of expertise in policymaking and the politics of consumption and environmental and human rights degradation in global commodities markets. He co-edits the journal Global Environmental Politics (MIT Press). He spent two years as a post-doctoral research fellow in the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government after getting his Ph.D from the University of Maryland. He has received research funding from the (US) National Science Foundation, the Embassy of Canada, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, and the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research (MISTRA), among others. He has authored and co-authored over 70 articles, book chapters, working papers and reports and six co-edited books on international and comparative environmental politics. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University (2006-07) and On-site Director of the UNH London Program at Regents College (2007-08). He directed the MA program in Political Science at UNH from 2006-2011, developed and launched the Graduate Certificate Program in Sustainability Politics and Policy and he was the Interim Director of the UNH Center for International Education in the first half of 2010. Most recently, he was a Senior Fellow at the Transatlantic Academy in Washington, DC (2011-12).